SUPRISE; A fraudster disguised as a police officer extorted money from Astrakhan residents on the Internet

As a result of criminal actions, the fraudster received over 100 thousand rubles..

According to the investigation, a resident of the Astrakhan region in December 2015, while in the Republic of Belarus, carried out unauthorized access to users’ computer systems and, under the guise of a law enforcement officer, informed the victims about the need to transfer money to an account to pay a fine for viewing prohibited content.

As a result of criminal actions, the fraudster received over 100 thousand rubles.

The regional prosecutor’s office sent the criminal case to the Narimanov District Court of the Astrakhan Region for consideration on the merits.

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